Eublemma ragusana (Freyer, 1845)
(previously known as Anthophila ragusana)
ACONTIINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Eublemma ragusana
(Photo: courtesy of Nick Monaghan, Worba Park, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has brown forewings each with a dark spot at the wingtip.

Eublemma ragusana
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The species has been found across much of the world, including

  • Burkina Faso,
  • France,
  • Hong Kong,
  • India,
  • New Guinea,
  • Swaziland,
  • Taiwan,
  • Turkey,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Christian Friedrich Freyer,
    Neuere Beitrage zur Schmetterlingskunde mit Abbildungen nach der Natur,
    Augsburg, Funfter Band (1845), p. 92.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 116.


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    (updated 2 May 2011)